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UT: Bachelor of Engineering

Northwestern Polytechnic

Northwestern Polytechnic
Students can complete one year of course work which prepares them for application for admission to year two Bachelor of Science in Engineering. With a concentration in Engineering, students will find careers in aerospace, agricultural, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, geological, industrial, materials, mechanical, metallurgical, mining, municipal, nuclear, or petroleum engineering, or engineering physics. Students wishing to begin their science program at Northwestern Polytechnic with plans to transfer to an institution other than the University of Alberta are encouraged to consult with an Engineering Faculty Advisor who can assist them with the interpretation of university requirements.

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10726 - 106 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta, T8V 4C4, Canada

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  • Program Type University Transfer
  • Credential Type Non-Credential
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Admission to University Transfer in Engineering requires a minimum overall average of 60 percent in the following five Alberta Education courses or equivalents. For course groups, refer to the Classification of Alberta Education Courses.

  • English 30-1
  • Chemistry 30
  • Mathematics 30-1
  • Mathematics 31
  • Physics 30

Admission of Indigenous Students

Three seats in the UT Engineering program will be reserved for qualified applicants of Indigenous ancestry. If the designated applicants do not fill these reserved seats by March 30th of the year, the seats will be offered to the general applicant pool. If applicants are applying as an Indigenous student, they may be required to present proof of Indigenous ancestry.

Mature Student Admission

If applicants are 21 years of age or older and do not have a high school diploma, they may still be eligible for admission as a Non-Matriculated Adult if they have an overall average of 60 percent in:

  • Chemistry 30
  • Mathematics 30-1
  • Mathematics 31
  • Physics 30

Mature students must present the grade 12 subjects specified as prerequisites to the courses required or chosen to complete program requirements.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.

  • Tuition $5,640.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $2,500.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,831.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated July 31, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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